Paritosh Sen

Paritosh Sen

Paritosh Sen (পরিতোষ সেন)(b. October 18, 1918) is a leading Indian artist. He was born in Dhaka (then known as Dacca), the present-day capital of Bangladesh. He was a founder member of the Calcutta Group, an art movement established in 1942 that did much to introduce modernism into Indian art.

Sen pursued his artistic training at the Academie Andre Lhote, the Academie la Grande Chaumiere, the Ecole des Beaux Arts, and the Ecole des Louvre in Paris. Upon his return to India, he taught first in Bihar and then at Jadavpur University.

In 1969 he was the recipient of the French Fellowship for Designing and Typeface and in 1970 he was awarded a Rockefeller Fellowship. Sen has exhibited widely both in India and abroad, including the Calcutta Group exhibition (1944), London (1962), Sao Paolo Biennale (1965), New Delhi Triennale (1968, 1971, 1975), Sweden (1984), and the Havana Biennale (1986).

Sen lives and works in Calcutta.

Further reading

  • Manasij Majumdar, Paritosh Sen: In Retrospect (Contemporary Indian Artists Series), Mapin Publishing (2007), ISBN 1890206350
  • Paritosh Sen (Lalit Kala series on contemporary Indian art), Lalit Kala Akademi (1975)

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